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AIS turns 30

AIS turns 30

27 January 2011

It's appropriate that sport-loving Australians should celebrate the Australian Institute of Sport's 30th birthday on Australia Day. And AIS director Peter Fricker says the birthday is ''timely''. ''You get a sense that there's maturity about the AIS,'' he said. ''It has really established a pretty good platform of being a national centre of excellence."

2012 Australian Olympic Team Section Managers

2012 Australian Olympic Team Section Managers

25 January 2011

2012 Australian Olympic Team Section Manager appointments as at 5 January 2011.

Second top ten for Owens

Second top ten for Owens

13 January 2011

Australian skier Jenny Owens added another top 10 finish to her World Cup ski cross campaign in Alpe d’Huez, France, last night.

The countdown is on to Innsbruck 2012!

The countdown is on to Innsbruck 2012!

13 January 2011

The 13th of January in Austria marks the “one year to go” milestone for Innsbruck 2012! In one year exactly, the world’s best young athletes aged 14 to 18 will attend

AOC pledges support

AOC pledges support

13 January 2011

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has today pledged support of $100,000 to the Queensland Flood Relief Appeal. On behalf of the Olympic movement and all Australian Olympians, the AOC has pledged a donation consistent with its response to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal in 2009.

Stars shine in Jan- AOC Sports Blog

Stars shine in Jan- AOC Sports Blog

11 January 2011

Summer is that marvellous time of year when the AOC, like many Australians, laps up some of the best of what sport has to offer.

Lauren Jackson returns to Australia for injury assessment and treatment

Lauren Jackson returns to Australia for injury assessment and treatment

11 January 2011

Reigning WNBA MVP and Australian Opals forward Lauren Jackson has returned to Australia

CoSport Australia Extends Sponsorship of the AOC

CoSport Australia Extends Sponsorship of the AOC

22 December 2010

CoSport Australia, its parent company Jet Set Sports, and the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) today announced that CoSport Australia has extended its sponsorship of the AOC for the next two quadrennials through 2020 as the official and exclusive AOC provider of event tickets and hospitality packages for the Olympic Games.

Looking back at 2010

Looking back at 2010

22 December 2010

With the new year almost upon us, it is timely to look back on 2010, what has been a big year for the Australian Olympic movement. In February, the 2010 Australian Olympic Winter Team recorded the nation’s best ever result at a Winter Olympics, winning two gold and one silver medal.

Brazil, Australia sign Olympic accord

Brazil, Australia sign Olympic accord

16 December 2010

Australia have signed an agreement with Brazil to share knowledge on putting on the Olympics to help with Rio's preparations for the 2016 Games. In a joint statement, the governments of both countries said a memorandum of understanding was signed in the town of Foz de Iguacu ahead of a South American summit by the Mercosur bloc.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).

Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.